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ABC
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: staff sergeant salvatore giunta was waiting at his army post in italy with his wife, jennifer, when the call come from washington. >> my heart started racing pretty fast at that time, and then when he said "president barack obama," it was really pounding. >> reporter: the honor of this award is mixed with the reality that the day of the battle was the saddest day of sergeant giunta's life. how often do you remember that time, that day? >> i think about it multiple times a day. i think about it every day. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: he was just 22 years old at the time, during this battle, which abc news cameras captured. it was a fight so intense, an ambush so sudden, that soldiers were lying wounded within seconds. among them, giunta's closest friend, sergeant josh brennan -- shot multiple times and cut off from the other soldiers. >> to tell the story about that day hurts me. >> reporter: staff sergeant brett perry, back in afghanistan for a second tour, was with giunta on that frigid mountain during the battle. >> i can't even begin to describe how intense it was. the most int
ABC
Sep 15, 2010 5:30pm PDT
in this bank where his wife jennifer, seen here on the surveillance video, was taken by her attackers. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000 to bring out to them. if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. they have their faces covered. she is petrified. they told her they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. i think she's walking out now. >> reporter: she walked into the ultimate nightmare. hayes and his accomplice took her home where she was sexually assaulted. her two children were tied to their beds. her husband was tied to a pole in the basement. dr. petit managed to escape by untying himself and running to his neighbor's. so, why did it take 33 minutes for the police to arrive to the home, and why didn't they attempt to enter? the police said in court today they followed standard hostage procedure, by establishing a perimeter around the house, rather than entering. they captured
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